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  1. FDNY: 12 injured when bus crashes into Queens homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WBNS

    Fire officials say a dozen people were injured when a New York City transit bus crashed into a home in Queens. A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the bus was traveling down Guy R. Brewer Boulevard when it collided with a car traveling the opposite direction.


  2. Nicki Minaj gets TV sitcom; 50 Cent inks new Starz dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | WBNS

    ABC Family said Tuesday that Minaj will executive produce and appear in a new scripted comedy series for the cable channel. The sitcom will be based on her family's move from Trinidad to the United States and Minaj's development as an artist growing up in Queens, New York, the channel said.


  3. WWE star Cena will grant milestone 500th Make-A-Wish requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | WBNS

    WWE star John Cena is set to become the first celebrity to grant 500 wishes in Make-A-Wish Foundation history. Rocco Lanzer, an 8-year-old boy from Queens, New York, diagnosed in January with leukemia, will have his wish granted by Cena on Monday.


  4. Coast Guard chopper makes emergency landing on golf courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | WBNS

    A Coast Guard helicopter had to make an emergency landing on the grounds of New York golf course because of smoke and fumes in the cockpit. No injuries were reported. 9 comments

  5. They'll take Manhattan: Obama, daughters explore New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | WBNS

    President Barack Obama - who has two teenage daughters - is trying to combat that trend by hanging out with his girls in New York for the weekend. The trio, plus some of the girls' friends, seemed intent on packing a lot into their 24 hours together in the city.


  6. Gambino associate arrested in alleged scrap scam in OhioRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | WBNS

    Authorities say a reputed member of New York's Gambino crime family has been arrested in Ohio after an 18-month investigation uncovered a $3 million scam involving stolen cars and scrap metal. Fifty-five-year-old Carmine "The Bull" Agnello was arrested Wednesday at the Cleveland scrap yard he's been operating since his release from federal prison in 2008.


  7. Defending champion wins women's hot dog eating competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | WBNS

    Defending champion Miki Sudo has won the women's division of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island. The Las Vegas woman ate 38 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to claim the coveted title Saturday.


  8. America ushers in July 4 with hot dogs, hot music, cool beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | WBNS

    As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country: The city's Liberty Block Party kicked off the festivities Friday near Independence Hall with music on three stages, treats from local food trucks and restaurants and a beer garden. Saturday's events include a Celebration of Freedom ceremony, a parade through the city's historic district and a free concert and fireworks on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.


  9. Hot dogs, hot music usher in July 4 weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | WBNS

    As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country: Competitive eaters have weighed in and are ready for Saturday's annual hot dog eating contest in New York at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous. Four past winners hit the scales Friday and reigning champion Joey Chestnut is the heaviest at 230 pounds.


  10. West Nile virus found in NYC mosquitoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | WBNS

    The New York City health department says the West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes. But no human cases have been reported so far this season.


  11. Today In History, June 13thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | WBNS

    Today is Saturday, June 13, the 164th day of 2015. There are 201 days left in the year.


  12. Mayor de Blasio to skip Clinton's presidential launch in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | WBNS

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will not attend former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign kickoff - even though it's happening in his city. Clinton is expected to officially launch her campaign Saturday at the Franklin D. Roosevelt memorial.


  13. Michelle Dockery swaps 'Downton' for 'Liaisons Dangereuses'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | WBNS

    "Downton Abbey" star Michelle Dockery is swapping one aristocratic world for another in a new production of "Les Liaisons Dangereuses." Dockery is scheduled to appear alongside Dominic West and Janet McTeer in Christopher Hampton's play about nobles fighting a battle of sexual wiles in 18th-century France.


  14. US Department of Justice statement on FIFA corruption probeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | WBNS

    The Defendants Include Two Current FIFA Vice Presidents and the Current and Former Presidents of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football ; Seven Defendants Arrested Overseas; Guilty Pleas for Four Individual Defendants and Two Corporate Defendants Also Unsealed A 47-count indictment was unsealed early this morning in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, charging 14 defendants with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies, among other offenses, in connection with the defendants' participation in a 24-year scheme to enrich themselves through the corruption of international soccer. The guilty pleas of four individual defendants and two corporate defendants were also unsealed today. 2 comments

  15. The Latest: Suspect in custody in NYPD officer's shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | WBNS

    Police say a suspect is in custody in the shooting of a plainclothes New York City police officer who was critically wounded Saturday evening. A police spokeswoman says a preliminary investigation shows the suspect fired at least two rounds into the unmarked car the on-duty officer was riding in.


  16. Police: Officer shot, rushed to hospital in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | WBNS

    Police didn't immediately release the officer's condition. He's been taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens.


  17. Coyote urban: String of sightings in Manhattan this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | WBNS

    One moseyed around Manhattan's East Village. Another was caught in trendy Chelsea.


  18. HBO planning to deal Web pot sitcom 'High Maintenance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | WBNS

    The network said Monday it will premiere six new episodes of the series, which centers on a Brooklyn, New York, marijuana dealer who delivers his wares to a variety of offbeat clients. Highly acclaimed in its current home on the Vimeo website, the stash of 19 previous episodes of "High Maintenance" will also be available on HBO later this year.


  19. Clinton campaign manager-to-be pushes teamwork, humilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | WBNS

    Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign manager-in-waiting is telling top aides that the Democratic presidential campaign will value teamwork, diversity, discipline and humility. Robby Mook says in a memo presented at a staff meeting at Clinton's Brooklyn, New York, headquarters that the campaign is "not about Hillary Clinton and not about us," but rather about everyday Americans.


  20. Tennessee governor not among army of speakers at NRA eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | WBNS

    When more than 70,000 gun enthusiasts descend on Nashville for the National Rifle Association's annual meeting this week, they won't be hearing from one prominent Tennessean: Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. A Haslam spokesman confirms that the governor won't be welcoming the crowd to the new Music City Center on Friday.


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